Semester Paper

ENGL 371 – Semester Paper 6-8 Pages + Works Cited page, MLA formatting

Part 1: Proposal – Due 10/24

Choose one  topic below to write on. Please hand in a 1-2 paragraph proposal of how you are planning to work with the question by 10/24 (midnight)

Part 2: First Draft (5 pages minimum text + 1 page Works Cited), due Thursday, 11/17

Part 3: Paper Conferences

Part 4: Final Draft – Due Final Exam week

Topic – Choose One

  1. Literary analysis on one or two works. Use at least one critical academic article or outside source [interviews, etc.]).
  2. Film Analysis. Use at least one critical academic article or outside source [interviews, etc.]).
  3. Research – discuss one or more of the works from class in historical, political, or cultural context (Use at least 3 outside sources).
  4. Cross-domain project (involving art, music, advertising, television, psychology, sports, education, politics, etc.) Use at least 3 outside sources.
  5. Your own idea? Ask me! You may also propose multi-modal projects (text + other audio visual material meant to be published on-line).
  • Grading Rubric:
  • Fulfills Assignment 40
  • Careful Writing 50
  • MLA/Mechanics 10